kiz Services for Research Data

The kiz offers the following services for research data, partly in co-operation with other universities in Baden-Württemberg:


High Performance Computing High performance computing (see also bwHPC)
bwCloud Virtual machines
Cloudstore Nextcloud, data sharing, collaborative working
Backup and storage services Central file server, central and campus-wide backup service
Database server and server housing Database server, storage of servers in suitable premises
GitLab Versioning tool, collaborative working
Open Access Repositoy of Ulm University (OPARU) Text and data publication
bwDataArchiv Long term storage


German National Research Data Infrastructure

The National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) is a competence network in which scientific organisations, universities, higher education institutions, non-university research institutions, specialist societies and associations work together to advance the topic of RDM and develop services.
Overview of consortia

Communication and Information Centre (kiz)

Please contact us if you have questions or problems related to the kiz services:

Office hours
Monday - Thursday
09:00 h - 12:00 h and 13:00 h - 15:30 h

Friday 09:00 h - 12:00 h

+49 (0) 731 / 50 - 30000

+49 (0) 731 / 50 - 1230000

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Support Portal (Uni internal)

Service Points are locations where you can visit us personally.


Using self-service functions of the Identity Management System (IDM): Administer permissions, subscribe to services, change passwords.

IDM Self Services

Research in the library stock: monographs, textbooks, magazines, university publications, e-books, e-journals, national licenses, and the contents of the institutional repository OPARU.

library catalogue::local

With about 400 keywords you will get direct access to our services. If something isn't listed, please contact our Internet Editorial Office.

A-Z List

Research data services of the kiz

Franziska Rapp
Dominik Seemann